We would love to have a homestead on a good sized chunk of land someday. I have no idea when that day will come but it most likely will be once Stephen is out of or close to the end of his Air Force career. Only God knows when that’ll be so something that I’ve […]

March 17, 2022

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Small but Mighty 2022 Garden Plans

Little Miss Figgy

Last year, which was our first year living in our new home, we decided to try to grow a garden. You can read all about what we planted and our stock tank planters HERE and HERE. We had a good deal of success but we also had some failures. If you follow along in my […]

June 10, 2019

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Our 2019 Garden + Our Plan to Keep the Pests Away

Colorful Window Box DIY

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend. We spent ours with friends and working on our home. We got so much done! It’s not really exciting stuff but I think we can say that we have officially unpacked the entire house. FINALLY! That spare bedroom pictured here is finally unpacked and pretty much empty. […]

June 25, 2018

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DIY Window Box

Colorful summer window box

Happy Friday! Woo!! I hope you all had an amazing week! Today I wanted to share exactly what and how I planted our window boxes for the summer in case you want to do the same. I’m so excited to be able to switch these out with the seasons! Can you imagine some mums in there […]

June 15, 2018

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Full and Colorful Summer Window Boxes (Full Sun)

DIY Garden

Happy Tuesday! Yesterday I shared all about our garden and mentioned that we decided to add a few stock tanks/feeding troughs as a way to increase our gardening space. They aren’t necessarily as inexpensive as other planter DIY options but they work perfectly with our small yard. Some other reasons we purchased the stock tanks are: […]

June 12, 2018

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Stock Tank Garden Planters

Small Backyard Garden

Hi! Happy Monday! I hope you all are having a great day so far. This weekend we celebrated Stephen’s squadron’s 100th anniversary. My dad’s best friend, Cliff, was in the same squadron a “couple” of years (I won’t age you Cliff don’t worry 😉 ) ago so him and his wife were down here to celebrate with us. We had a […]

June 11, 2018

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All About Our Little Garden

Gardening DIY

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a really great weekend! I’m back on here after another weekend of being social media free so I thought I’d share some of the projects we accomplished around the house these past couple of days. We worked for hours on Saturday getting our little garden set up in […]

May 7, 2018

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Weekend DIY Recap + This Week on the Blog




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